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Thazhakkara (India)
Coordinates: 9°15′18″N76°33′14″E / 9.2551°N 76.5539°E / 9.2551; 76.5539 Coordinates: 9°15′18″N76°33′14″E / 9.2551°N 76.5539°E / 9.2551; 76.5539
CountryFlag of India.svg  India
State Kerala
District Alappuzha
  BodyGrama Panchayat
  Total25.26 km2 (9.75 sq mi)
  Density1,391/km2 (3,600/sq mi)
  gOf Malayalam, English
Time zone UTC+5:30 (IST)
Telephone code0479
Nearest city Mavelikkara
Sex ratio 1093 : 1000 /
Lok Sabha constituencyMavelikkara
Vidhan Sabha constituencyMavelikkara
Civic agencyGrama Panchayat

Thazhakkara is a village in Alappuzha district in the Indian state of Kerala. Thazhakkara is one among the five Villages in Mavelikkara Taluk in Alappuzha District. Justice C.T.Ravikumar, Judge of Supreme Court of India is a native of Thazhakara.



As of 2001 India census, Thazhakkara had a population of 35,126 with 16,780 males and 18,346 females. [1]


Some of the industries based in Thazhakkara are:

Local Self Government

Thazhakkara PanchayatThazhakara Panchayat has 21 wards. They are Thazhakara A, Thazhakara B, Vazhuvadi, Kunnam,Kunnam H.S, Kochalummoode, Mankamkuzhi Town, Erattapallikoodam,Kallimel, Vettiyar, Vettiyar HS, Kottemala, Thannikunnu, Parakulangara, Eravankara,Murivayikkara, Arunoottimangalam, PHC Ward,Seed Farm, Kallumala and Aakkanattukara. ThazhakkaraPanchayat is situated between latitude of 9º14" north and a longitude of 76º33" east,at the south-east part in Alappuzha District. On the northernside is Achankovil River,in the west Mavelikkara Municipality, Thekkekara of Mavelikkara, ChunakkaraPanchayat and Nooranadu Panchayat are on the eastern side. The local people havetwo opinions about the history of the name as Thazhakkara. When all these placeswere under the majestic rule of Edappally Swaraoopam, this place was seen as‘Thalakkara’ since this area was at the top level socially, economically, educationally,culturally and geographically and later it became ‘Thazhakkara’.


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